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The John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail

After traveling out of the country, we left some time to do exploring in the US as well.  Our first stop was San Francisco where we got to visit with family for a couple days. From there I met up with my friend Matt and his cousin Joe to hike some of the John Muir […]

A Random Trip to Mexico

A Random Trip to Mexico

After spending a few weeks in Spain, we had to find our way back to San Francisco and the west coast to visit family and friends.  While booking our tickets, we soon discovered that airfare from Spain to California was crazy expensive, and for 5 travelers we were going to burn through a bunch of […]

10 months ago Comments Off
TIRED OF NOISE? ENJOY CASA MAÑANA!

TIRED OF NOISE? ENJOY CASA MAÑANA!

We started looking for our next adventure and decided we wanted to stay in Spain, but move somewhere off the beaten path. TIRED OF NOISE? ENJOY CASA MANANA caught our eye and we decided that our next stop would be the tiny town of Bolulla, population 400. We entered the town with our packed car […]

11 months ago Comments Off
We love Siesta

We love Siesta

We have been in Spain for almost a month and are definitely sinking into the culture. The kids have been practicing their Spanish everywhere, they are very skilled in ordering cold milk and ice cream. We have also taken to waking up a bit later (8am), taking a Siesta from 3-5, and going to bed […]

1 year ago Comments Off
Thailand, Italy, and Spain

Thailand, Italy, and Spain

Over the past three weeks we’ve been in Thailand, Italy, and now Spain.  While in Thailand, we did a short trip to Koh Phi Phi (amazing small island with no cars and crystal clear water), Venice, then Rome.  We then made our way to Marbella, Spain, where the kids are now in Spanish camp. Eve’s […]

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A Day in the Life: Koh Samui

A Day in the Life: Koh Samui

By Chase Ross We stayed in Koh Samui for about three weeks. The house fit us all comfortably, even if it was a bit snug. We had two rooms, with three beds in one and two in the other. Our kitchen was decently sized for a small villa, it was big enough for two people […]

Muay Thai, Videos, and a Map

Muay Thai, Videos, and a Map

Rather than a story to post, I’m writing to let you know of a few updates to the website: First, we’ve posted some pictures from our Muay Thai classes while we were in Koh Samui.  All five of us participated and there are some fierce pictures of the kids Second, I’ve created a page with […]

Ang Thong National Park

Ang Thong National Park

While in Koh Samui, we spent one of our days visiting Ang Thong National Marine Park. We had read that Ang Thong is made up of 42 islands featuring lime stone massifs, tropical rainforests and deserted beaches. The Ang Thong islands rise from the sea as dramatic walls of rock soaring hundreds of metres high. The […]

Silk and Umbrella Factories

Silk and Umbrella Factories

In Chiang Mai, we spent a morning visiting a silk factory and learning about how silk is made there.  Shocking how much work goes into transforming silkworm cocoons into actual thread, then thread into fabric.  It starts by feeding the silkworms: Once the worms form a cocoon, the cocoons are harvested and unwound:   Once […]

Elephants Elephants Elephants

Elephants Elephants Elephants

During our stay in Chaing Mai we visited the Elephant Nature Park. It was an hour outside of Chaing Mai, tucked in the mountains. When we arrived, after our talk on what to and not to do – basically never forget that you are around huge elephants that could accidentally step on you – we had […]